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Apps with 'Portable' feature

  1. Mozilla Firefox icon
    • Mac
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    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • Gecko
    221 alternatives to Mozilla Firefox 

    Firefox is a cross-platform web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. Firefox is a popular product, used in over 50 languages and available for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS.

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    1.  Privacy focusedMozilla Firefox is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMozilla Firefox can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Block TrackersMozilla Firefox has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    5.  PortableMozilla Firefox can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Picture in PictureMozilla Firefox allows you to put a video, web page or app in a floating window (always on top of other windows).
    7.  Dark ModeMozilla Firefox supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    8.  No TrackingMozilla Firefox will not track you or use your personal data.
    9.  Full-page ScreenshotMozilla Firefox can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
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  2. VLC Media Player icon
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    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • Homebrew
    • PortableApps.com
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Google Chrome
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    270 alternatives to VLC Media Player 

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

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    1.  LightweightVLC Media Player consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeVLC Media Player doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of VLC Media Player.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVLC Media Player can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Chromecast SupportCast your content to a Chromecast connected device with VLC Media Player.
    6.  Support for 4KVLC Media Player supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    7.  PortableVLC Media Player can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VLC Media Player without registration.
    9.  DecentralizedVLC Media Player is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  3. Bitwarden icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Tor Browser Bundle
    • Safari
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    • Opera
    • Mono
    • Brave
    • Firefox
    190 alternatives to Bitwarden 

    Bitwarden is the easiest and safest way to store your logins and passwords across all of your devices (iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Windows, Mac, Linux, and more). Bitwarden is FREE and open source.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Two-factor AuthenticationBitwarden supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    3.  Dark ModeBitwarden supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  FIDO U2F (2FA) supportBitwarden supports FIDO U2F / passwordless / multi-factor authentication.
    5.  Password SharingSecurely share passwords among friends, family and colleagues
    6.  End-to-End EncryptionBitwarden has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    7.  Works OfflineBitwarden can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    8.  LightweightBitwarden consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    9.  Biometric AuthenticationLog in or unlock your device using your fingerprint or face recognition
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  4. GIMP icon
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    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    199 alternatives to GIMP 

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

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    1.  Support for LayersGIMP supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    3.  Ad-freeGIMP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  PortableGIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Dark ModeGIMP supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in GIMP.
    8.  Support for scriptingGIMP supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    9.  Works OfflineGIMP can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  5. 7-Zip icon
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    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
    111 alternatives to 7-Zip 

    7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

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    1.  Lightweight7-Zip consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-free7-Zip doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Portable7-Zip can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Windows Explorer Extension7-Zip can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    5.  Works Offline7-Zip can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    6.  Encrypted Backup7-Zip uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
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  6. Obsidian icon
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    • Android Tablet
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    155 alternatives to Obsidian 

    Powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownObsidian supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineObsidian can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Obsidian without registration.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsObsidian can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  Dark ModeObsidian supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  No TrackingObsidian will not track you or use your personal data.
    7.  PortableObsidian can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  Calendar ViewObsidian has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
    9.  LightweightObsidian consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. LibreOffice icon

    LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and is available on all operating systems. It is an independently-developed version of the OpenOffice.org suite.

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    1.  Ad-freeLibreOffice doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Works OfflineLibreOffice can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLibreOffice can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Spell CheckingLibreOffice can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    5.  PortableLibreOffice can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    LibreOffice Writer on Linux
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  8. qBittorrent icon
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    • PortableApps.com
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    70 alternatives to qBittorrent 

    The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µTorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD).

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    1.  Ad-freeqBittorrent doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightqBittorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  PortableqBittorrent can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsqBittorrent can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  9. Telegram icon
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    • Online
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    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Linux Mobile
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com
    • FreeBSD
    258 alternatives to Telegram 

    Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

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    1.  LightweightTelegram consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeTelegram doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionTelegram has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Privacy focusedTelegram is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Dark ModeTelegram supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  VoiP CallsTelegram allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    7.  PortableTelegram can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  Works OfflineTelegram can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    9.  Multiple Account supportTelegram support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    Telegram Desktop
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  10. Brave icon
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    • Android Tablet
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    • Homebrew
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    • Flathub
    • Snapcraft
    205 alternatives to Brave 

    Brave Web Browser is a fast, free, secure web browser with a built-in ad blocker*, tracking and security protection, and optimized data and battery experience.

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    1.  Privacy focusedBrave is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Block TrackersBrave has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    3.  No TrackingBrave will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  Built-in VPNBrave has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBrave can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Dark ModeBrave supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    8.  PortableBrave can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    9.  Picture in PictureBrave allows you to put a video, web page or app in a floating window (always on top of other windows).
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  11. Notepad++ icon
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    214 alternatives to Notepad++ 

    Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

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    1.  LightweightNotepad++ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Code FormattingNotepad++ supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    3.  PortableNotepad++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNotepad++ can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  AutocompletionNotepad++ can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    6.  Syntax HighlightingNotepad++ supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    7.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
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  12. Rufus icon
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    62 alternatives to Rufus 

    Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.

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    1.  LightweightRufus consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableRufus can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  13. Krita icon
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    • Android Tablet
    • PortableApps.com
    • Steam
    • Epic Games Store
    137 alternatives to Krita 

    Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone within concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.

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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Krita, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  LightweightKrita consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Support for LayersKrita supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    4.  Non Destructive EditingKrita allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
    5.  Drawing Tablet SupportKrita supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    6.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Krita.
    7.  Pressure SensitivityKrita can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    8.  PortableKrita can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    9.  Color PickerKrita allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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  14. Thunderbird icon
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    93 alternatives to Thunderbird 

    Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsThunderbird can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportThunderbird support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  Calendar IntegrationThunderbird lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    4.  Email OrganizerThunderbird allows you to take control of your inbox by filtering and control tools.
    5.  Dark ModeThunderbird supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Thunderbird.
    7.  Integrated Password ManagerThunderbird lets you access all the passwords you’ve saved across your different devices.
    8.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Thunderbird.
    9.  PortableThunderbird can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  15. Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) viewer for Windows.

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    1.  LightweightSumatraPDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeSumatraPDF doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  PortableSumatraPDF can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  PDF annotationSumatraPDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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